She acted in the Repertoire Season in the National Theatre production at the Olivier Theatre in London, England in Christopher Marlowe's play, "Tamburlaine the Great;" John Millington Synge's play, "The Playboy of the Western World;" Carlo Goldoni's play, "Il Campiello;" William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet;" and Edward Albee's ...
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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I was lucky enough to spar with Peggy Mount, a huge star of television and stage ever since her appearance as the harridan heroine of Sailor Beware. [Sir Ian McKellan]
Discovered acting at the drama society of her local Wesleyan chapel. Left school at 14 to work as a secretary and take private acting classes under Phyllis Reader. In 1944, she gave her first professional acting performance in "Hindle Wakes" in Keighley, Yorkshire. She then spent nine years with regional repertory companies.
Massively powerful voice and dragon-like roles